Mud flats, salt ponds, wetlands. As the B747 banked sharply on its final turn for landing at SFO, I caught this crisp view of the Ravenswood Slough in Menlo Park, California. A portion of the Facebook headquarters is seen at the bottom right of the second photo.
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Springtime in Silicon Valley. Last light yesterday at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California. In the first image below, three of Mountain View’s icons are seen in the distance: Hangar One, the largest wind tunnel in the world at NASA’s Ames Research Center, and Google headquarters.
Nature’s gravers at play. Cracked mud in the Mojave Desert of California and Nevada. A note on crack formation: …When two growing cracks meet, one or both may stop. If a growing crack encounters a preexisting crack, it stops, but it may curve just a bit before the encounter. The […]